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How to extract Instagram full profiles with Emails from Leads tab in Link&Grow
Category: Data Extraction,Instagram,Link & Grow,Tutorial Author: dreadpixel Date: 10 months ago Comments: 0

If you already have been using the Leads tab and want to get more information from those leads you found with Emails and Phones, you can jump into the Data Extractor tab inside Link&Grow software and configure the exact domain pattern you want to scrape.

In this precise scenario, we will scrape Instagram Profiles which will be a plain instagram.com domain. In other cases, for example a Linkedin profile has to be specified as linkedin.com/in.
Also, it is important to check if you need to connect to a network in order to access those URLs, which in this case Instagram is public.

Here is a video explaining step by step how to configure and find XPaths to fill up the Profile or Company table in the database:

We will follow up step by step on screenshots so you know which field it is:


How to create your own configurations to scrape any network using Data Extractor tab in Link&Grow
Category: Data Extraction,Link & Grow,Networks Author: dreadpixel Date: 10 months ago Comments: 0

With the Data Extraction tab, you will be able to create a scraper for any network you want. Just specify a domain and all the XPaths to achieve what you are looking for on specific columns, then you can apply to get new data from Search Engines, Use scraped leads from Leads tab or use internal network search.
We will set many case studies so you know how to configure, but you could add Instagram and extract followers, following, bio, number of posts and name. Sky is the limit, user will be able to expand however they like.

Here is a little explanation on how it works:

This other tutorial shows how it works for Yellowpages:

This other video tutorial will show you how to configure Foursquare network from scratch, finding listing URL patterns for getting results from Search Engines, getting XPath for custom fields into Company table and more:

And finally this one will show you how to set up to scrape Instagram profiles with all full info that you configure in order to select prospects and create Email campaigns properly.

Hopefully this gives you a very good insight on how Data Extractor works, if you have any question please feel free to leave a comment.